Sightseeing, scuba diving, visiting museums, buying souvenirs are all activities that people do when they are traveling from one place to another. All of these things are normally very exciting since people have a chance to venture out and do things that they have never done before. An added attraction to all of these and other entertainment is tasting foods from different countries like Mexico. Specifically, because Mexico has a smorgasbord of popular foods that make-up an awesome feast. With that being said, here are few of the best Mexican food choices that people enjoy eating.
Refried beans (frijoles refritos) is a very popular dish in Mexico, and in other places around the globe. Even though this dish has its roots in Mexico, it is not uncommon to see refried beans being served at home or in many famous restaurants in other countries too. Refried beans can be served in many different ways since it may be the main course or an appetizer. Either way, refried beans is a very delicious Mexican food that makes an awesome tasting cuisine. Refried beans is a staple, and is also a big part of Mexico’s tradition on the family table. This food can be prepared with more than one type bean. So, people will have their choice of using pinto beans, black beans or red beans in order to make them into a thick paste. Also, with the addition of chicken stock, vegetable stock, vegetable oil, spices, and salts, people can get the taste that they desire before they are served.
Another popular Mexican food is the tamale. It is also a traditional food that is served in many places around the world. The tamale can be made in different ways too since it is flexible enough to be served as the main mean or a side dish. The start of a tamale includes a corn based food or a starchy dough that can be filled with a variety of different fillings. The maker can also either steam the dough into a leaf wrapper or boil it to a certain consistency. Once the wrapping of the tamale has been made, it can be filled with cheeses, vegetables, chilies, meats and any other seasonings to achieve a specific taste.
Some popular Mexican foods are served year round and they can be eating with many different types of dishes. In fact, this description describes the characteristics of the popular Tortilla. It is also important to note that the Tortilla has been eaten for many centuries in Mexico and has been a part of a growing demand in North America, Europe and Eastern Asia. The tortilla is a food that so versatile that it can be eaten with meat, vegetables, eggs, cheeses, and special sauces. In fact, tortillas are now being served as part of breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks. Meaning tortillas can be eaten virtually anyway an individual desire them and at any time.
The Elote of the Quechua:choclo) is another great tasting Mexican food that is made and served in places all over the world. However, the introduction to this Mexican food may not be found in a popular or well-known restaurant that people usually frequent. Instead, most people may find this tasty food on the side of the street in food stands or being sold by an ambulant seller in a ready to eat form. Customarily, the elote is normally consumed just like a popsicle on stick or simply by grasping the husk of the cob (the husks of the corn actually forms a handle). When eating elote, there are a number of different seasonings that can be used to spice up the taste. Some of the most commonly known includes adding condiments and spices like sour cream, powdered lemon pepper, mayonnaise, lemon juice, butter, and cheeses.